Kang-Chun Cheng


KC 鄭康君 (b. 1995) is a Taiwanese-American photojournalist based in Nairobi, Kenya covering how climate change exacerbates insecurity, Indigenous communities' response to development, China-Africa relations, and outdoor adventure. She uses photography as a tool for storytelling.

KC has herded reindeer in the Arctic, roasted lamb with pastoralists in the mountains of Xinjiang, hitchhiked through Tunisia, harvested honey with the Yaaku in Kenya's Laikipia North, walked the Camino de Santiago, and free-dived on the south Sinai peninsula. Select publications include The New York Times, Bloomberg, The Christian Science Monitor, Climbing Magazine, and Al Jazeera.

She is a member of Women Photograph and Diversify Photo, and an International Women Media Foundation grantee.

KC Headshot